INFOGRAPHIC: Conquest, Territory by Territory
The 14th-century b.c.e. Amarna Letters contain horrified reports to Egypt’s pharaoh of Canaanite battles with a peculiar people named “Habiru,” who were conquering “all the lands.” Are these the biblical Hebrews who, according to biblical chronology, swept through the land at this time? The following infographic, from our March-April magazine, compares the Amarna and biblical accounts city by city.
The Strata of Jerusalem’s History
A handful of discoveries demonstrating Jerusalem’s storied, stratified history
Where They Were Discovered - The Seals
The following are seals of biblical individuals discovered in Jerusalem and dating to the late seventh/early eighth centuries B.C.E. These individuals witnessed Judah’s demise and the destruction of Jerusalem at the hands of the Babylonians in 586 B.C.E.
Archaeological Evidence of Kings of Israel and Judah
Below are the biblical kings of Israel and Judah whose existence have been independently confirmed by archaeology. These kings are documented on discoveries from the last two centuries at sites across the Middle East. Most of these biblical kings have been confirmed by multiple artifacts.